Madison365 Week in Review for March 20


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    Rev. Dr. Marcus Allen, president of the African American Council of Churches, was the guest on Real Talk with Henry Sanders.



    Spoken word and hip-hop artists Rob Dz and Opal Tomashevska joined Angels Russell on the Black Oxygen podcast.





    Dane County deputies fractured a man’s hip and left him in a cell for more than 15 hours before taking him to the hospital.





    Hundreds of people marched for Asian American lives on Thursday.




    A local teen entrepreneur was featured nationally on the Today Show.




    The Regional President of SSM Health is departing to become the CEO of an Illinois-based health system.







    A bill to lower barriers to natural hair braiding businesses passed in the Wisconsin Assembly.






    The Hmong American Center in Wausau was targeted with vandalism.







    Justice Media is raising money for a new docu-series called “My Americana.”




    The University of Wisconsin will host the eighth annual Diversity Council’s Women in Leadership Symposium this week.




    Urban Land Interests donated prime office and retail space to the Boys and Girls Club of Dane County.





    All adults in Milwaukee’s most vulnerable neighborhoods will be eligible for a vaccine starting Monday.




    Eligibility for about two million people statewide was moved up from March 29 to March 22.





    A Madison artist’s painting was chosen for a prestigious exhibition in Chicago.







    Margo Spann, who covered Rock County for WISC-TV3 news for four years, was killed in a hit-and-run in Los Angeles last weekend.

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